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June 2019

Taste of Jazz
June 21 @ 9:00 pm

Enjoy world renowned chef inspired samplings from some of Pittsburgh's best resturants along with local and international performerances throughout the center. Make the night an evening you won’t forget. Must be age 21+ to attend.

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Tamara Tunie with Paul Jost
June 22 @ 9:00 pm

In Association with the 2019 Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival The JazzStudio is a pop-up jazz club, and intimate setting reminiscent of the great jazz clubs from Pittsburgh to New York. This year at Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival, we feature two incredible vocalists and their bands. Tamara Tunie CD Release, and the Paul Jost Quartet. Tamara Tunie never does anything by half measure. From her starring roles in films such as FLIGHT with Denzel Washington, 18 seasons on LAW AND ORDER:…

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Black Women Rock
June 22 @ 9:00 pm

In part with the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival. jessica Care moore's Black WOMEN Rock! is a movement spearheaded by acclaimed poet, jessica Care moore in 2004 during the National Black Arts Festival. moore wanted to pay homage to one of her musical heroes, Betty Davis and also give support and a platform to some of the amazing musical, rock and roll playing brown women she'd known for years. BWR is about showcasing the music and stories of Black women who…

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Youth Summer Writing Camp
June 24, 2019 to June 28, 2019

Are you a middle schooler that loves to write and wants to learn more? Whether you’re obsessed with poetry, plays, short stories, songwriting, or all of the above, The August Wilson Cultural Centers Second Annual Summer Youth Writers Camp wants you! August Wilson believed that our own voices and communities were essential to our art. Together we will look at some of Wilsons influences as well as our own as we explore our unique writing voice. Each day will be…

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Framing a Just Future
June 29 @ 2:00 pm

L. Kasimu Harris, New Orleans-based photographer and Race and Revolution artist will be in conversation with Thena Robinson Mock, Esq., Program Officer at Communities for Just Schools. Moderated by Kilolo Luckett, Curator of Visual Arts. Located in Gallery 2.

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July 2019

Unfulfilled: The Promise of Equal Education
July 9 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a panel discussion with Michael David Battle, MPA, community and nonprofit leader, and Race and Revolution artist, Professor Fadoua Loudiy, Department of Communication at Slippery Rock University with a focus on civil discourse & global engagement, Director of the Office for Inclusive Excellence at Slippery Rock University Corrine J. Gibson, and Professor Todd Allen, Department of Communication at Messiah College and Founder of Common Ground Project, a nonprofit dedicated to teaching the history of the Civil Rights…

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Artmaking with Women of Visions, Inc
July 12 @ 6:00 pm

Featured artists Ruth Bedeian, Tina Brewer, Naomi Chambers, Mayota Hill, LaVerne Kemp, Mary Martin, Janet Watkins, Harriette Meriwether, and Ruth Ward will demonstrate their process. Join us to learn techniques in painting, quilting,clay, assemblage, and more! Located in the Cafe.

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AWCommunity Day: Summer Edition
July 20 @ 11:00 am

This free family-friendly event features local vendors, artisans, performers and community building at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center. Guests can enjoy dance, music, theater, and more! There will be a panel discussion in relation to the “I Lived, We Live: What Did We Miss?”, a creative installation project organized by Hazelwood’s Center of Life, the Greater Hazelwood Community, and Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design. AWCommunity Day is a quarterly event that is proudly sponsored by UPMC, UPMC…

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Artmaking with Race and Revolution
July 20 @ 2:00 pm

Artmaking with Race and Revolution:  Still Separate - Still Unequal Artists During August Wilson Community Day Fun and Thought-Provoking Workshops for Youth and Adults! 2:00 PM:  Learn how to make one-of-kind banners with Olalekan Jeyifous, New York-based multidisciplinary artist 3:00 PM:  Create unique posters with Marvin Touré, Brooklyn-based new media artist and architectural designer Located in the Cafe.

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Race and Revolution: Panel Discussion & Closing Reception
July 21 @ 1:00 pm

Race and Revolution:  Still Separate - Still Unequal and Seats of Power  A Collaborative Panel Discussion and Closing Reception with Light Refreshments Join Race and Revolution artist Marvin Touré, new media artists and architectural designer, and Antoine Williams, multidisciplinary artist and educator, and Seats of Power artists Ashley Jones, visual artist and educator, and Tereneh Idia, fashion designer and writer for a panel discussion. Located in Gallery 2.

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